Suffolk Legislature passes child privacy bill

A new law passed today by the Suffolk County Legislature aims to keep children's information private.

County-funded agencies that provide services to minors wouldn't

County-funded agencies that provide services to minors wouldn't be able to sell their personal information. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

WOODBURY - A new law passed today by the Suffolk County Legislature aims to keep children's information private.

Under the law, agencies that receive county funding and provide services to minors would be prohibited from selling their private information.

The legislators who sponsored the bill say there is no indication that this has occurred in the county.

County Executive Steve Bellone still must sign the bill into law.

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